Michael Page Finance

Michael Page Finance Oldham, UK
Feb 20, 2019
Reporting into the Financial Control Manager you will work closely with and support the Reconciliations Team to centralise all reconciliation activity and strengthen financial controls. Client Details My client is an organisation who have gone through a number of structural changes over the past 12 months and they now have a clear strategic vision for the next 5 years. As a result of the growth within the organisation and their ambitious plans moving forwards they are looking to add talent to their Finance team. Description Support the Reconciliations Team in producing accurate and timely monthly and year-end financial reconciliations ensuring the related financial controls are robust. Ensure that all Balance Sheet accounts are fully understood, reconciled each month and are formally supported by independent data sources. Analyse and interpret data to provide robust and accurate management information to business wide colleagues. End to end review and improvement of all owned processes, including testing and implementation of systems where appropriate. Design and implement processes to verify balances within balance sheet reconciliations and take proactive action to resolve complex reconciliation issues. Contribute to projects to deliver continuous improvement in the delivery of financial operations. Profile ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or equivalent Solid knowledge of fundamental accounting principles Experience in complex balance sheet reconciliations. Good attention to detail with ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload to meet agreed deadlines. Excellent oral and written communications. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience of using Oracle Financials or equivalent ERP systems Job Offer My client is offering a competitive package as well as the opportunity to work in an organisation that has gone through a really exciting change over the last 12 months.
Michael Page Finance Oldham, UK
Feb 20, 2019
This role will report into the Finance Director and you will be responsible for leading the Reconciliations Team The main objectives of the role would be to centralise all reconciliation activity and strengthen financial controls. Client Details My client is an organisation who have gone through a number of structural changes over the past 12 months and they now have a clear strategic vision for the next 5 years. As a result of the growth within the organisation and their ambitious plans moving forwards they are looking to add talent to their Finance team. Description Accountability for ensuring that accurate, and technically robust balance sheet reconciliations across Guinness are produced in a timely manner and in line with finance service levels. Manage, coach, motivate and develop the Reconciliations Team and promote a customer service and continuous improvement culture within the team. Ensuring strong financial control and that all reconciliations and related financial controls are completed in a timely manner. Ensuring process and procedure documentation is current for all activities within the team. Ensure specialist knowledge of current legislation is up to date through ongoing training and use of professional advisors. Balance Sheet Control. This will include the reporting, reconciliation and risk profiling of the Balance Sheet. Delivery of a Balance Sheet Scorecard on a regular monthly and quarterly basis as required to ensure full awareness and assessment can be made of all adjustments to the Income Statement. Contribute to projects to deliver continuous improvement in the delivery of financial operations. Support with the delivery of the half year and year end audit with our external auditors, including assisting with the delivery of the external timetable and resolution of all audit queries. Profile ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or equivalent Experience of managing a team in a large and complex organisation. Experience of using complex financial systems to a high level e.g. Oracle Financials or equivalent. Significant and relevant experience of working within a General Ledger function Good attention to detail with the ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload and projects to meet agreed deadlines. Good analytical skills and the ability to identify key risks and implement robust controls to mitigate these risks. Able to challenge, engage, influence and add value at a senior operational level and within the wider senior finance team Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel Job Offer My client is offering a competitive package as well as the opportunity to work in an organisation that has gone through a really exciting change over the last 12 months.
Michael Page Finance Dudley Rd, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Financial Controller working for a market leader in its field. Client Details A long established Birmingham based SME business with operations in mainland Europe. Description As Financial Controller, reporting to the Group FD your duties will include: Production of Year End accounts; Production of Monthly Management accountants and associated KPIs; Optimisation of newly installed ERP system; Process improvement of monthly close cycle; Business partner with MD. Profile The most Financial Controller will be: Fully qualified accountant; Have recent experience of a manufacturing; Demonstrable skill set of process improvement. Job Offer Up to £70K + Car + Benefits
Michael Page Finance Cumbria, UK
Feb 19, 2019
The main remit to this Finance Manager role will be to improve processes on site, business partner with none-finance senior stakeholders, and report insightful analysis back to group. This role is perfect for a qualified accountant who is ambitious, wants to play a pivotal part in a thriving business, and make tangible improvements to the company. Client Details Michael Page are partnering with an impressive business based in West Cumbria, who are a leading player in a niche manufacturing field. This business is part of a larger group, so you are able to experience to fast pace and autonomy that comes as part of a smaller organisation, alongside the support of being part of a bigger business. With a vibrant, busy environment on site and fantastic support from group, this is the perfect role for a personable, commercial qualified accountant to thrive in. Description The key responsibilities for this Finance Manager role are as follows: To lead month end close and reporting for the site Cost variance analysis Preparing management accounts and Balance Sheet Reconciliations Supporting the annual audit and year-end reporting To act as a true business partner, building great relationships with the none finance stakeholders on site To add value comically, providing advice on how to improve processes and push the business forwards To report back to group and update on how the site is performing Provide ad hoc support to the European Finance Director Be a key member of the site leadership team providing input and guidance to support decision making activities Profile The successful candidate for this Site Finance Manager role will be: A fully qualified accountant A brilliant communicator Great at building meaningful relationships with finance stakeholders in group, and none finance stakeholders on site An innovative thinker, able to think commercially and add value to a fast paced manufacturing business A business minded person, ambitious and looking to improve processes and progress their career A solid Finance Manager, able to report in an accurate and timely fashion Job Offer This Finance Manager role based in Cumbria can offer a salary of £45,000 - £50,000 based on experience.
Michael Page Finance 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Feb 19, 2019
My client is expanding rapidly, and has a consistent pipeline of various acquisitions they are looking to make. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ACA qualified accountant with an advisory background to join their corporate finance team and assist with the due diligence on these existing and future deals. Client Details This company has experienced significant growth currently and over recent year, and are a highly acquisitive property investment company. They are Private Equity backed in order to continue this extensive expansion. Description Support the investment team in the preparation of research and analysis on prospective investments to develop an increased understanding of key investment risks and value drivers. Assist in the production of key investment outputs including offer letters, heads of terms, investment papers, presentation documents and non-disclosure agreements. Assess financial information and forecasts for prospective investments. Highlight risk areas and areas to understand more fully in due diligence. Provide clear advice/ evidence to senior stakeholders in assessing the viability of the various acquisitions. Profile The ideal candidate will be ACA qualified and have a strong background in either Transaction Services or Corporate Finance from practice, or be in an in-house M&A/ due diligence role currently. Excellent communication skills including the ability to present effectively and build rapport. Interpersonal skills are key, particularly around influencing and negotiation. Good knowledge in current affairs, business, and an appreciation of their impact on the market. Advanced spread sheet and financial modelling Knowledge of or aptitude for the private equity/growth capital industry Job Offer Depending on experience, between £55k and £70k + bonus.
Michael Page Finance City of Leeds, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Michael Page are currently recruiting a Finance Reporting Manager for a large Higher Education Organisation based in Leeds. This is great opportunity as part of centralised function supporting the Head of Finance and managing a team. Client Details This world renowned organisation based in Leeds sits within education and research, they require a Finance Reporting Manager to support the Head of Finance. Description As a Finance Reporting Manager, you will manage a team of 6 and duties will include: Production of the consolidated annual statements Balance sheet reporting Balance sheet forecasting Monthly management account production 5 year forecasting Profile The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant that is looking to work within a thriving Higher Education environment and with a proven track history in financial and management accounts. Job Offer Competitive salary up to £49,000 + exceptional pension (up to 10% employer contribution) + fantastic holiday allowance (43 days including double bank holidays) + central location + line management
Michael Page Finance Cheshire, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Full time
This role is focused on improving Reporting across the wider business in order to manage KPIs more effectively as well as including a strong Finance Business Partnering element to the role. The ideal candidate will be an accurate and timely accountant as well as confident and able to push back on key decision makers. ..... click apply for full job details
Michael Page Finance Cheshire, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Our client, in Cheshire is a leading Chartered Accountancy practice, with an excellent reputation and provides a superb environment for accounting professionals looking to progress in their careers. They have strong relationships with their clients and work in a very friendly and encouraging working environment. They are consistently winning new work, and expanding their business, therefore a focus on client service is essential. Client Details A fast growing, entrepreneurial Chartered Accountancy Practice based in South Cheshire and recruiting partly due to growth, as well as their succession plans. A leading firm with a prestigious reputation in the Cheshire area. Description The responsibilities of this Client Manager role is to: - Manage the firms wide spectrum of clients from small turnover concerns to corporate clients, SMEs and OMBs - The firm also has some really significantly sized clients, so there will be scope for rally varied client exposure. - You will take on the management of a significant sized portfolio, with a team of professional support staff around you to deliver. - The firm has an interest is start-up/ fast growth businesses, and therefore someone with an advisory background would be of interest. - Working closely with the Corporate Finance team in supporting various projects the firm takes on. - The majority focused on accounts and general practice services - The firm is expanding and has structured growth and development plans in place and therefore presents a superb career opportunity for practice professionals looking to progress in their accounting careers as there will be potential for progression in the role and firm. - To have a focus on Business Development, seeking potential opportunities to secure future clients for the firm. Profile The successful candidate will be ACA/ ACCA qualified with a proven track record within an accountancy practice who are looking to accelerate their career within a leading, and ambitious firm of Chartered Accountants in Cheshire. A background gained within the accountancy practice sector with skills across accounts, audit and general accountancy practice services and tax. Advisory experience would be preferred but not essential. You will have experience in managing people as well as a portfolio of clients. The ideal candidate will have a commercial mindset and eager to expand their network through proactive business development. Job Offer A competitive salary and package and uncapped career potential.
Michael Page Finance St Helens, Saint Helens, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Full time
The Job holder for this role will be responsible for the timely and accurate reporting of management information for several groups within the business. Client Details The business is a multi-national several billion turn over manufacturing business with a great reputation. The business seeks strong talent and..... click apply for full job details
Michael Page Finance Cheshire, UK
Feb 19, 2019
A superb opportunity has arisen for a new client facing future Partner Designate/ Partner to take over an existing portfolio of clients and assist in the building of the future client base of the practice. Client Details My client are a forward thinking, entrepreneurially minded Chartered Accountancy Practice who through consistent growth are now looking to recruit a new client facing Partner or Partner Designate to share the existing client portfolio's and also look to continue winning new work for the firm. Their success is built on developing strong relationships, with services tailored to the specific needs of their clients. My client has a diverse and loyal client base who operate in sectors such as media, technology, sports and retail. Description The role has arisen through a combination of positive growth and planning and confirms the practices commitment to continual growth. The role is to takeover a varied portfolio of clients, who are predominantly family owned SME businesses up to £40m turnover. A full spectrum of accountancy and advisory work will be delivered to the clients, including Accounts, Audit and Tax as well as assisting in mergers and acquisitions of businesses. Profile Who we're looking for The successful candidate should meet the following criteria: ACA/ ACCA qualified Circa 8 years post qualified experience A pragmatic approach and customer service focus Strong commercial acumen/ Exposure to mergers & acquisitions. Self-motivated and eager to succeed with ambitions to reach Director level Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to build lifelong relationships with a wide variety of clients, and be proactive when networking and business developing. Up to date tax legislation knowledge, personal/ corporate Job Offer A competitive basic salary (depending on experience) and fantastic career progression.
Michael Page Finance Richmond DL10, UK
Feb 19, 2019
This is a very broad accounting role with excellent development. Business partner to the CEO, providing analysis to drive business decisions Client Details My client is an exclusive, award winning, growing market leader in their industry. They are a commercial property, construction and real estate business and have a portfolio of high end sites. This role is based in there modern, impressive offices based in Richmond upon Thames. The environment is collaborative, entreprenurial and fast paced. You will work closely with the senior leadership team and work across the business. Due to impressive growth, they are hiring a number of heads in key areas across the business. Description The Management Accountant will work closely with the head of finance as well as the senior leadership team be responsible for: Producing financial and management accounts Preparing statutory accounts Tax, VAT and bank Inter-company and reconciliations Budgeting and forecasting Scenario modelling WIP reporting and cost tracking Business partnering Analysis to drive and inform business decisions. Profile The successful Management Accountant will ideally be a recently ACA qualified (or equivalent) accountant looking for a first move from practice. Multi-currency and multi-entity exposure. Considered and driven in approach Excellent written and verbal communication skills Able to manage multiple workloads to tight deadlines within a fast paced environment Strong understanding of technical accounting Able to work with senior stakeholders with the ability to challenge Strong Excel skills Job Offer The Management Accountant role comes with a very competitive package. Real Estate and Property, Richmond Upon Thames
Michael Page Finance Liverpool, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Full time
A highly successful, well established Accountancy Practice, based in Liverpool, has a requirement for an Accounts Assistant, with a background working in the profession, to join their team , in a role offering development, client contact and increasing responsibility. The role has arisen through positive growth and developments..... click apply for full job details
Michael Page Finance Lancaster, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Full time
An Accounts Assistant position. This firm would be perfect for an ambitious accountant who wants progression in their career. You will have access to study support and work with interesting clients from a variety of different industries. Client Details My client is an Accountancy, Audit and Business Advisory firm..... click apply for full job details
Michael Page Finance Doncaster, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Full time
The organisation are a large group who service the Northern, Yorkshire and East Midlands regions. Following some recent changes within the organisation, they are looking to welcome a Commercial Finance Business Partner into their team. Client Details The organisation are a large group who service the Northern..... click apply for full job details
Michael Page Finance 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Feb 19, 2019
As the Interim Category Manager, you will be managing a defined market category and all associated products. Client Details Leading Public Sector Organisation in Manchester Description The role will involve: Leading and managing multiple programmes from tendering, to contract award and oversee all relationship management within this. You will manage your own procurement projects and contracts, working with colleagues and stakeholders to deliver and manage contracts for goods and services. You will manage all performance targets against set targets and ensure best value for money throughout. You will supporting the National Category Manager in the delivery of all category plans too. Running complex OJEU procurements, managing multiple senior stakeholders and reporting and presenting as required via Prince 2 methodology in both written and verbal formats. Gaining competitive advantage by identifying best practice and leveraging the spend within categories. Seeking out and engaging appropriate internal and external stakeholders at Senior Manager level to provide the information and insight to support the development of the strategic options within categories. Promote procurement outside the procurement function and promoting change and development as required Profile You will be MCIPS Qualified Experience in a non for profit or public sector organisation Team Management You will have a high quality service attitude and be comfortable applying OJEU principles to all tendering activity. You will have an excellent understanding of the overall procurement process required and hold experience in negotiating and hitting targets. Job Offer Competitive package and benefits
Michael Page Finance 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Feb 19, 2019
As a Senior Business Advisor you will be required to work closely and support senior members of the team in the timely delivery of accounting and financial reporting services. You will work independently and be accountable for the delivery of the project to the manager for review, being the first point of contact for our clients throughout the project. You will be involved in the delivery of a variety of financial reporting using FRS102, IFRS and SORPs. Client Details My client are a Top 10 firm with a global presence. They specialise in working with businesses to help them achieve their goals. Description Preparation of statutory accounts under a variety of conventions including FRS 102, 101 and IFRS for corporates and for other types of entities. Preparation of consolidations and cash flows for year end statutory accounts Preparation of other financial reports such as forecasts, profit projections, bench-marking reviews Good knowledge of various accounting software packages including Sage Line 50, Xero, Quickbooks and caseware Prepare year end accounting files ready for audit either by internal or external auditors. Liaise with auditors as necessary Prepare engagement letters for manager and partner review Ensure compliance with our streams policies and procedures Understands WIP, scope, fees and project negotiations Monitor and review client financial data, present ideas and make recommendations to clients Organises work efficiently to meet project deadlines and client expectations Share knowledge and ideas openly with colleagues Continues to build a network of professional contacts Attends client meetings with other senior members of the team Undertakes planned activities to build business development skills Supports trainees with their personal and professional development Proactively identifies potential new business opportunities Profile The successful candidate will be ACA/ ACCA qualified and will have a strong practice background. Some of the directors within this team already have come from a Big 4/ Top 10 firm within audit who enjoy the variety of practice, but are keen to seek a role outside of audit and add more value to businesses. The ideal candidate: Seeks greater responsibility and rises to the challenge Is robust under pressure and calmly faces challenging situations Is sought out by colleagues as a valuable source of advice and support Makes suggestions and offers potential solutions to problems in a timely manner Displays energy and enthusiasm and is focused on achieving results Job Offer A competitive Salary and uncapped career potential.
Michael Page Finance Derbyshire, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Full time
An exciting opportunity to join a medium sized manufacturing business This is a varied, high profile role based in Derbyshire Client Details International SME manufacturer, rapidly growing medium enterprise with a solid grounding in a competitive market. Description This role allows the..... click apply for full job details
Michael Page Finance 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Feb 19, 2019
This is an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Finance professional to work for a leading, innovative and fast growing Corporate Finance/ Private Equity Firm. The role will allow the successful candidate the opportunity to make a real impact within a highly experienced and impressive team whilst leading and negotiating on high profile deals. Client Details My client are a highly reputable, leading UK investor who specialise in providing capital to SMEs in the UK. They invest equity/ debt into growth opportunities to create great returns for their clients. They have a highly skilled team with a wealth of experience in order to provide investment, and advise to a broad range of businesses. They have a large fund available to support and back high business with ambitious growth plans. Description The successful candidate will be responsible for: - Leading/ supporting projects including Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Valuations, MBO's, MBI's, and disposals. - Managing and performing due diligence on assignments. - Identify business development/ investment opportunities on behalf of the firm - Initiate and drive change for continuous improvement - Conduct research on both a structure and ad-hoc basis. - Leading/ Assisting in deal negotiations, project management - Advising on funding structure and returns analysis. - Financial modelling and investment appraisal Profile The successful candidate will: - Be ACA / (ACCA) Qualified - A Big 4/ Top 10 trained professional. - Have prior experience gained in and M&A, Corporate Finance, Transaction Services or Debt Advisory team. - Demonstrate a strong entrepreneurial skill-set, analytical and commercial judgement. - Experience in Investment Appraisal - Strong interpersonal skills including: influencing, negotiating, and strong communications skills. Job Offer A competitive salary up to £65,000 depending on experience + uncapped bonus potential.
Michael Page Finance Birmingham, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Full time
Financial Controller working for a market leader in its field. Client Details A long established Birmingham based SME business with operations in mainland Europe. Description As Financial Controller, reporting to the Group FD your duties will include: Production of Year End accounts;..... click apply for full job details
Michael Page Finance 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Feb 19, 2019
Full time
The Finance Business Partner role will have responsibility for providing operational business partnering to a business unit. Partnering with the Plant Director and their senior leadership team, you will help to challenge and deliver the objectives for the department, whilst ensuring the financial robustness of their results and..... click apply for full job details